Vernon D. Oates

Vernon D. Oates was retained as the Authority’s Finance and Accounting Manager in March of 2010. Prior to joining the Authority, Mr. Oates was the Controller for Quinn Group, a Caterpillar equipment distributor. Mr. Oates has also served as Regional Controller for Laidlaw Transportation Services and Protection Service Industries, and Finance Manager for PacifiCare Health Systems. Mr. Oates performed his public accounting work at the firm of Farber & Hass. Mr. Oates holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from California State University at Northridge, and is a State of California Certified Public Accountant.